Midweek Beauty Break ~ Change of Seasons II

Change-of-Seasons-II, originally uploaded by wrachele.

Against a rather leaden Colorado sky, the Oak leaves hang on. Each is windburned and bleached a deep Sepia from the long winter’s exposure to the sun, one mile closer than most. Soon, the new growth will push the leaves from their safe perch, releasing them to the winds that sweep down off of the Rocky Mountains and out to the plains.